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TOTE MORNING OREGOXIAX, TUESDAY. NOVEMBER 7. 1011.
ENGINEER WINS IN
Heiress Says "Yes'; After
Rapid Courtship, Part of
It by Phone.
MAN IGNORANT OF WEALTH
Girl Cornea to Xew York to PrTro
for Wedding lo Another, bat
Omnce Meeting; Make n
Rnrna Her Plans.
KEW TORK. Nov. It took Miss
Gladys Rnt. of Narras:er.att Plr. Just
four hours from i o'clock In the even
ing until midnight to decide to marry
Ralpn Futlsr Nyt. a member of the
nrtneertna: corps attachd to the Pan
ama Canal, whom aha bad never met
before, and only untlr liO o clock tna
nest ' afternoon to marry Mm. Fr
epd ar.d romantic f"aturs. the match
holila the record fr thla season, at
Friends learned today of tha unusual
weddlnc. which took place at Jersey
City. October 11. f"r tr.a first time,
when cards were sent oat by Mrs. Ethal
Rodman Hue. tha bride's mother, an
ntinrlae tha weddlnc.
ll!u Roik. who 1 21. petite and pret
ty, besides raving Inherited a fortune
from her father, tha lata James
Ron, a rich hotel man. had coma to
New Tork to complete arrangements
for marrying another man. a wealthy
firoadway jeweler, and Mr. Nye. who
wa In the rlty on a flying trip from
I'anama. had ahsolutely no Intention
rf entering matrimony.
kaaeroa la Owrwttte4.
Mra Jana Adams. Mima Rose's chap
erons. to;d reporters how It all hap
pened today. fhe said:
"Wall, aa lone aa tha sex-ret Is out
perhaps It woulj ba best for ma to tell
the matter aa It rai:y happened. We
were having dinner at tha Hotel Astor
and Mr. Nye waa dining with soma
frlen-l who were acquainted with ua
He was Introduced to tha party at t
I. M. and wa agreed to Ito to tha the
"Mr. Nye Is distantly related to Bin
Nye. He came to New Tork a few days
previously to see his parents, who live
at Springfield. Iasa. necausa na ii
peried to no to Krazll with an en
gineering party. He expected to sail
tha next day. and that waa really what
precipitated tha wedding.
"After tha theater we went to Max
im's and then Qladya and I went home.
At tha hotel aha told me she waa gontg
to ba married to Mr. Nye tha next day.
I thoucht she waa only fooling. At 1
o'clock In the morning tha telephone
rang and a voice asked for me. It waa
Mr. Nye and ha wanted to know If I.
aa Gladys' chaperon, would allow her
to speak to him.
f-rteada Pleas la Vatav.
"1 frare my permission, and when T
heard Gladys say 'No, I mean It: Indeed
I haven't chanted my mind.' I realised
that perhapa It waa serious. I begged
her to wait until I eould see her
mother, because I felt my responsibil
ity. She refused, and then 1 threat
ened to telegraph her. 'If you do."
Gladys said, 'It will take her five houra
to get here, and I will get up and mar
ry him aa soon as the license bureau la
Too next morning I left the hotel
early and went to sea a friend of Mr.
Nye. who waa also acquainted with
Gladys' mother. I begged him to per
suade Mr. Nye to wait until Mra. Rose
nave her permission. He tried to get
them to wait, but they refused, and
then he said that he would not be a
wit less. I aaw they were determined.
I ihfught It would be better If I
went alcng. We stepped and bought
the wedtlmg ring and they were mar-ri'-l
at the City Hall In Jersey City at
J i0 I. M. Then they came back to
New York and Mr. Nye went to tha
l.ongirre Hotel, where he had been
staying, and Uladys came back to Bret
ton il.ill with me.
Itlag ftreaka &we to Ftaacew
"We tad an engagement for dinner
with the man to whom Utadya waa en
gaged. At dinner he tried to talk mat
tera over with herf and she said. No,
1 can't marry you 1 am engaged to
someone else. At the theater, when
she took off her glove, he aaw her wed
ding ring. Then ha charged her with It
and she admitted that she had been
married In the afternoon.
"Giadya went to the pier to try to
persuade her mother to forgive her,
but It took a week before Mra. Roae
would do it. Then Mr. Nye went up
to Mrs. Rose's home and matters were
finally straightened out.
"It Is one of the most remarkable
affairs f ever saw. They were atmpiy
swept off their feet by their attraction
for each other. Mr. Nye bad no Idas,
that hla wife waa so wall fixed finan
cially, beoauee be knew nothing of her.
I am afraid you will have to hare
some tough times. he said to her. but
I have my salary and we can try to
Set along on that."
MRS. KERSHN0W IN CELL
Moritoj Returned to Prison Xow
Tha &h la JTo Only Woman.
FALEM. Or, Nov. s. Specla!.
After being nurse at the detention
ward of the Hospital for the Insane
practically ever eince she waa sen
tenced to the Stale Penitentiary for
coir.pUctty 1n the murder of William
Johnson with Jesse Webb In Portland,
Mra. Carrie Kersh today waa returned
to the Plate Penitentiary on the order
cf Governor West.
At thla time Mra. Kersh was sent to
the prison sne waa the only woman
there and Governor West transferred
her to the asylum as a nurse In the
detention ward, saying that the cost
of keeping a woman at tha prison aver,
aged abont SL0i a month, aa the law
requires that a matron ba employed
whenever ti.ere are women prisoners,
srd tre expense of the matron and ad
ditional rot rf maintenance total ap
proximately that amount.
Recently, however. Elisabeth Vance
ii senti-ncej to prison from Astoria
f r aiding In a robbery la a resort. At
the time Governor West considered
t.'.e advisability rf paroling this woman
and returning her to Washington If
s.ie would aree to care for her child,
hut since changed his mind and decided
to give her a touch of prison life. Aa
It necessitated the care of a matron for
the Vance woman, the reason for send
ing Mrs. Kersh to the asylum Is ob
viated, he says, and aa a reault Mrs.
Kersh la returned.
"Just what labor I will put them at
In the prison Is a problem." said Qov
riaver pianos In our exchange room.
Atitoplano. $'.": term. $10 per month.
Kohlar A Chaae. 17 Washington at,
i WOMAN ACCUSED OF KNOWLEDGE OF MTSTEEOUS POISON- t
. INGS IN
MR 5. I.OriSE
BED WITNESS STAND
Mrs. Vermilya, Accused Poi
soner, Tried in Sickroom.
SUICIDE EFFORT FEARED
6nccM of Prex-tona Attempt to Get
- Arsenic as "White Pepper,"
Leads to Formal Arrest
by the Police.
CHICAGO. Nov. ( Fearing another
attempt at suicide on her part, the po
lice today formally placed Mrs. Louise
Vermilya, charged with the murder of
Arthur Bissonette. under arrest today.
While Municipal Judge Walker and
tils court crowded Into the little bed
room to conduct the hearing, Mrs. Ver
milya lay quietly on her bed. Bhe Is
still weak from her effort to kill her
self a few days ago when she asked
attendants to give her "white pepper"
In a salt shaker, which proved to be
arsenic Bhe took only languid Inter.
est In today's proceedings, which were
The hearing was postponed until
November Is, and a mittimus Issued,
ordering her committed to the County
1'olson Is expected to be found
In the viscera of ivlchard T. Smith.
who died at the home of Mra Vermil
ya. Coroner Hoffman aald he would
begin preparations at once for the
exhumation of the body of Frank
HrlnksmD. aon of Mra, Vermilya. and
her first husband. Charles Biinkamp.
Testimony from a new source was
given the Coroner today. Miss Elisa
beth Nolan, who was Frank Brlnkamps
sweethesrt, snld Brlnkamp had feared
he was being poisoned, that he thought
hla father. Charles Brlnkamp, had been
Dolsoned. and wanted to Investigate hla
death. Her testimony resulted In an
announcement from Coroner Hoffman
that he would exhume Frank Brln-
kamp's body at once.
Miss Nolan also brought the name ox
C C Boysen, an undertaker. Into ber
story, as having been a prospective
husband of Mrs. Vermilya.
A life Insurance policy for I2O00 on
Frank Brlnkamps life, aha eaid. had
been put Into Boyeen'a hands to col
lect. "She wanted to marry Boysen.
but he wouldn't marry bar. said Miaa
Miaa Nolan also told the Coroner that
Boyaen had an Insurance policy on Mra.
Vermllra's life and one on the life of
Charlaa Brlnkamp. She said Mrs. Ver
milya told ber Boysen had paid the
premluma on both policies, wcacn were
Dsde out to himself.
"Tld Boyeen call on Mra, VennUyw
often?" ah waa asked.
-Tea he took all hla meals am flora
March until Seremlxr, when he sailed
for Europe, He finally broke away
LARGER PARK SOUGHT
RANGE FOR CRATER LAKE DEER
IX NEED OF INCREASE.
Secretary FIsle Aaked to Permit
Addition of More Territory So
Animals May Bo Safe.
KLAMATH FALLS. Or. Nov. .
(Special.) 9'ipertntendent Arant. of
Crater Lake National Park. In his an
nual report to Secretary of the In
terior Fisher, aaks that tha park be
Increased In alxe for the purpose of
preserving the game. Aa It la the park
embraces territory In which there are
great stretches with very deep snow
everysFall and Winter, the accumula
tion sometimes being 20 feet deep, and
as the deer cannot live there, they al
ways Journey to the low lands In the
Fall when) the storms begin, and their
wintering la In territory net under Na
The storms have already begun at
Crater- Lake this Fall and of probably
1000 deer that roamed the park, almost
as tame as horses, during the Summer,
now there probably is not ons within
10 miles of the park. Mr. Arant says
thavt the hunters are familiar with the
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trails of the deer rn leaving the park
In the Fall, which, combined with the
deer's tame disposition after several
months' protection In the wooded lands
of the park, makes them easy prey to
the huntsman's rifle. In effect. It puts
the Government In the position of tanv
fng the brutes and then putting; them
within reach of the bullet.
The present park area la 11 H miles
east and west and 1H miles north and
south. Mr. Arant proposes to have
Included In the reserve nine miles to
the north of the park and 24 miles to
the west, which would Increase the
park to three times Its present area and
take In territory north of the Rogue
River, the headwaters of the Cmpq.ua
and Elk Creek. This territory, Mr.
Arant believes. Is the greatest natural
wintering ground of the deer on the
Pacific Coast. It would also take In
Diamond Lake and Antelope Valley,
the Latter believed to be the only terrl
tory where the antelope now Uvea In
his natural, wild state.
The park la being closed for the sea
son and floors to bridges over canyons.
some 100 feet long, removed. Twenty
feet of snow, or a rush of thawed wa
ter. would break the bridges If they
were not dismantled for the winter.
COLLEGE TO GIVE AID
CROOK EXPEKTMENTAIj WORK
IS CARE OP EXPERTS,
Acrl cultural School's Board of Re
gents Approves) Plnn to Help
Fanners With Labors.
OREOON AGRICULTURAL COL
LEGE, Corv&llls, Nov. ft. (Special.)
The board of regents of tha Oregon
Agricultural College at the meeting
Saturday voted to accept the respon
sibility of carrying on experimental
and demonstration work in Crook
County and have directed President
Kerr to proceed along the lines which
be has prepared.
The Crook County Court, in conjunc
tion with the Portland business men's
coenmlttee. the O.-W. R. & N. Company
and tne uregon Tronic Kailroad. has
subscribed $10,000 toy this work to be
carried on under the direction of tha
President Kerr, in outlining the
plan, made the following statement:
"Thla la a very important movement
in promoting the development of that
section of the state. The people there
are laboring under many disadvan
tages, to overcome which the work of
an agricultural expert In connection
with demonstration farms will be of
Incalculable assistance. The purpose
Is not only to give the people such in
formation ss will be helpful to them,
but actually to demonstrate the beat
varieties and methods peculiar to that
"It has been thought advisable to
turn the money over to tha college and
to allow our experts to expend It to
the best advantage of that particular
territory. We will do mostly Held
work, having a demonstration farm
for dry farming nnder Central Oregon
conditions and an irrigation farm. Two
experts will be employed, with an offloe
centrally located. Besides this work
a moat Important part of the plana Is
the co-operative work which will be
carried on with the farmers In these
MR. MOFFATT IN HOSPITAL
Man Who Formed Oregon Electric
Syndicate Is Til.
Suffering from stomach trouble,
Oeorge Barclay Moffatt, of New York,
who was one of the prime factors In
bringing about the construction of the
Oregon Electric lies 111 at St. Vincent's
Hospital: While Mr. Moffat's Illness
Is not serious. It Is announced that It
will be at least two weeks yet before
he will be abje to leave the hospital.
Mr. Moffat was taken 111 two weeks
ago while on his way to the Coaat from
New Tork, and upon the advice of his
physicians, decided to go to the hos
pital a short time after his arrival. Mr.
MofTatt formed the syndicate that fi
nanced the Oregon Electric, and haa
also been Interested In other Industrial
enterprises In the Northwest.
DEATH WOOED OVER MAN
Woxrsaa Recovers From Poison Po
tion, Has Barber Arrested.
When, Mra Clara Morris, who at
tempted suicide by drinking carbolic
arid while walking near East Twenty-
third, ana Belmont streets be-tumay a-
ARE YOU FREE
Headaches, Colds, Indigestion,
Pains Constipation, Sour Stomach,
Dizziness? If you are not, the most
effective, prompt and pleasant
method of getting rid of them is to
take, now and then, a desertspoon
ful of the ever refreshing and truly
beneficial laxative remedy Syrup
of Figs and Elixir of Senna. It is
well known throughout the world
as the best of family laxative reme
dies, because it acts so gently and
strengthens naturally without irri
tating the system in any way.
To get its beneficial effects it is
always necessary to boy the genu
ine, manufactured by the California
Fig Syrup Co, bearing the name
of the Company, plainly printed on
the front of every package.
ternoon, swore oat a warrant for the
arrest of August Butcheck, a barber,
yesterday, she confessed that It was or
love of him that she attemuted to end
her life. Butcheck waa arrested last
night by Patrolman Evans and was re
leased under S?50 bail.
"For three years," said Mrs. Morris
yesterday, "I have known Butcheck.
Shortly after I got a divorce about a
year ago he promised to marry me, but
whenever I asked him to keep hla
promise he would hesitate. I began to
believe that be did not care for me, and
so I took poison."
Mrs. Morris left St. Vincent's Hospital
yesterday. She has filed a statutory
charge against the barber. Mrs. Morris
was married about nine years sgo and
a year ago waa divorced. Bhe has two
BEND BUSINESS LIVELY
OPEXttfO OP" RAILROAD SIGNAL
FOR GREAT ACTIVITY.
Time of Stall From Portland Is Cot
One Tay and Freight Receipts
Already Show Growth.
BEND, Or., Nor. 6. (SpeclaL)
With the Inauguration of freight- and
passenger traffic Wednesday. Bend took
on a livelier air and the rush of people
to this town, which has long been de
layed by lack of railroad transporta
tion. Is now on. On Wednesday eve
ning's train nearly 150 persons arrived,
and every night since there has been
from to to 60 come In.
The first railway mall to be sent out
of Bend by the Postmaster went out
Thursday morning, and the first that
came In was Friday night. A letter
leaving Portland m the morn1n
reaches here now the same day and
Is delivered the next morning. Here
tofore It has taken two days to get
a letter from Portland.
Already the sidetracks are congested
with cars of freight, many of which
have been held up between here and
the Columbia River waiting for the line
to be opened Into Bend. A famine or
kerosene, gasoline and many table ne
cessities has Just been relieved. Freight
Is being unloaded directly from cars, ai
no platform or warehouse Is built.
The suto-truck companies have ar
rived and will take out their first loads
this week to Burns. Bill Hanley, the
millionaire ranchman of Harney Coun
ty, has a large shipment of freight that
will go out on the first truck. A line
also will be operated from Bend to Sil
ver Lake and other Lake County towns.
So manv new residents have ooma to
Bend that every house Is now occu
pied. To meet the demand, contrac
tors are .rusning wora on new nouses.
and others are being planned. New
business house also are rising. Plans
for three stone bu'.ldlngs have been
completed, and work on one was start
ed last week.
BOND ISSUES APPROVED
aPM-LVNVLLE HOLDS ELECTION
OF ABSORBING INTEREST.
Bum of $76,000 Will Be Spent for
Utmidpal Improvements City
Officers) Are Chosen.
M'SUNNTTLLE, Or., Nov. S. (Spe
cial.) Three charter amendments pro
viding that the city issue bonds to the
amount of 175,000, were passed by
large majorities at the city election
here today. City officers also were
elected. The election here today was
held as a result of the previous elec
tion being declared void and was of
Arthur McPhilltps was elected Mayor.
Other officers elected were: A. C
Chandler, Recorder: Peter Peterson,
Chief of Police; Edward Bziedwell. J.
B. Mardla and J. J. Eckman, Council
men from the First, Second and Third
The charter amendments passed fol
low: Authorizing a bond Issue of 116.
000 for replacing wooden water mains
with Iron; authorising bond Issues of
HO. 000. respectively, for street Im
provements and extension of the water
and light system. The city Is em
powered also to become a bidder In
all street Improvements.
CHEHALIS PRIMARY IS HELD
Two Candidates for Mayor and Four
CHEHALIS? "Waah, Nov. . (Spe
cial.) At the Chehalls primary elec
tion held today to select two candi
dates for Mayor and four for Commis
sioners to he voted on at the regular
election on November 20, when a Mayor
and two Commissioners will be chosen
to serve nnder tha recently, adoptsd
Removal Sale of Good Raincoats
Remarkable-Bargains in These Garments
Raincoats Selling Regularly at. $13.50
Removal Price $9.90
Womea'e raincoats of fine quality cravenette in tali
and oxford. This coat is made full 56 inches long with
military collar, coat sleeves and turned cuffs and slightly
Raincoats Selling Regularly at $15.00
Removal Price $11.90
Raincoats for women and little women of fine qual
ity cravenette in tan only. This coat is also made 56
inches long and loose fitting. ' Has a high military col
lar and new Madeira sleeves with deep cuffs.
Raincoats Selling Regularly at $20.00
Remoyal Price $15.00
A fine quality cravenetted Gabardine raincoats in
light and dark shades of tin. Made in the English
slip on style, very loose, and can be worn over tailored
suitr-as well as dresses. Has the new raglan sleeves
with deep cuffs, standing storm collar and made full
Raincoats Selling Regularly at $22:50
Removal Price $17.95 V
Raincoats for misses and women of heavy cra
venetted Gabardine in tan only. Made in a loose slip
on style, with the new Madeira sleeves and turn back
cuffs. New standing and turn down collars.
. Misses' and
Capes, Removal $1.65
Rubberized doth raincapes for
gills from 4 to 1 4 years. In a gray
and black stripe effect. Made with
a hood lined with plaid, that can be
worn over the head or left hanging.
Capes, Removal $2.49
Plain colored mercerized cloth
raincapes with a plaid lined hood
attached. Made with arm slits and
comes in red or blue.
commission form of government, the
result was as follows:
For Mayor, Dr. J. T. Ooleman, re
ceived the highest vote, 9; W. CL
Green. 1S2; Harry Gabel. 129, the first
two winning; out.
For Commissioners. 'Winiam Bruns-wlg-
led with 357; Edward Deggeller
had U3. A. B. Judd 181, John H. Glb
lln 13 J; these four winning places on
the official ballot. J. A. Baker had 111,
William Cohee 80, S. F. Townsend 6.
Gabel, for Mayor, who had the back
ing; of the Socialists, came within three
of defeating Counclllman Green for a
place. Baker and Cohee, for Commis
sioners, had the backing of the So
cialists. In aU G0 votes were cast out
of a total registration of 106. Dr.
Coleman Is a physician of this city
and the other candidates chosen are aU
well-known business men.
RIdgefleld to Hold Election. -
RIDGE FIELD, Wash, Nov. 6. (Spe
claL) As the city election Is drawing
rear, the names of several men are
mentioned as possible candidates for
Mayor. James A. Smith, the present
Mayor, says he does not wish to be
a candidate. Others who are men
tioned favorably for the office are:
George Fnnkhouser, George D. Hale,
S. H. Blackburn, N. C. Hall and Frank
Gilbert. It Is rumored there will be
a woman candidate, but as yet no
names have been mentioned.
Suit Arfects Timber Tratft.
' MARSHFIELD, Or., Nov. 6. (Spe
claL) A tract . of 1400 acres east of
thla city Is involved in a suit begun
by Mrs. OJeda, of San Francisco,
against the Chambers estate and oth
ers In behalf of a son whose power of
attorney she holds. It Is asserted that
when the plaintiffs husband died the
sdmlnlstrator Illegally sold some of
the property and the title to the large
In cases of law, no
testimony is allowed
that the witness does
not, himself, know
to be a fact. Here
say, or the word of
another is not ad
missable. In niacin e
his little green stamp over
every bottle of
Bottled In Bono
Uncle Sam is not relying on what he has heard. He has
personally seen every step in making, aging and bottling
of the whiskey. It is expert testimony on tb,e purity of
It is testimony to your good judgment to have a bottle in the house. '
Both child Bros., Distributors, Portland, Ox,
Merchandise of 7teril Onlx -
Long, full-length raincoats for
girls from 1 0 to 14 years of age.
These coats are mads in exactly
the same styles as for older girls and
women. Made in the English slip
on style with the raglan sleeves with
slit pockets." Has a high storm col
lar that buttons close around the
neck. This coat comes in tan only.
tract Is thus affected. The land has
valuable timber on It. .
Rosebnrg Is RefliKtricted.
ROSEBURG," Or..' Nov. 8. (Special.)
In order better to protect the ballot
box against Illegal voting in city elec
tions, the County Court Saturday au
thorised the redlstrtctlng of Rosebnrg
into four voting precincts. In the past
the precincts or dlstrlots extended far
Into the country ana it was almost lm
possible to obtain an accurate registra
tratlon of the legal voters.
Jjewls County Offices Examined.
CHEHALIS, Wash, Nov. 6. (Spe
claL) Ben R. Fish and L. A. Roberts,
of the state accountancy board, ar
rived in Chehalls this morning to make
an Inspection of the officers of the
County Auditor and Treasurer of Lewis
County and attend to other official
duties. They will be occupied about
a month here.
the cork of
Coats of black and white checked
rubberized cloth with high collar
and double-breasted front. Ages
1 0 to 14 years.
Coats for girls from 4 to 8 years
of fancy striped rubberized cloth
with se wed-in sleeves, , double
breasted front Patch pockets. Has
a high storm collar and strap
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